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Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus)
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Species Type: Herb

Botanical Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus

Synonyms: Cymbopogon flexuosus Steud.

Common Name: Lemon grass

Family: Poaceae

Local Names: Cochin grass, Malabar grass

Growth type: Shrub with corked and knotty branches.

Uses: The essential oil of the plant is used in aromatherapy. Lemon grass leaves is commonly used in teas, soups, and curries

Distribution: Africa, Asia, Australia etc.